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Bob AndyLots Of Love & I (180 gram orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
High Note/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Bob Andy's come a long way here from his earlier work with Marcia Griffiths – taking on some new rasta energy, as you might guess from the title – and singing in an even headier style than before! The set was recorded at Treasure Isle, with bad-stepping rhythms from Sly & Robbie, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 750 – on orange vinyl!)

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Brother Dan All StarsLet's Catch The Beat (180 gram orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Trojan/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A classic album from the late 60s run of Trojan producer Dandy – working here under the guise of Brother Dan All-Stars – with a lineup that features some secret help from the rest of the Trojan scene! The groove is mostly rocksteady, with the strongly soulful current that Dandy brought ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numered limited edition of 750 – on heavyweight orange vinyl!)

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Errol Brown & The RevolutionariesDubb Everlasting (180 gram pressing) ... LP
High Note/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
Dubb Everlasting is a record that might mis-spell the name of its genre, but it's also a set that strips things right down to the core, then adds a very unique touch! Errol Brown works here in the Treasure Isle studios with massive rhythms from The Revolutionaries – but in a session that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition pressing of 750 – on 180 gram orange vinyl!)

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Brown SugarI'm In Love With A Dreadlocks – Brown Sugar & The Birth Of Lovers Rock 1977 to 1980 (with bonus download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
The first collection we've ever seen to do justice to the Brown Sugar trio from the UK reggae scene of the late 70s – a group who do a fantastic job of merging older sweet soul styles with a new lovers' vibe, all in a mode that's completely sublime! The group's noteworthy as the starting ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Susan CadoganGirl Who Cried (colored vinyl pressing – with bonus CD) ... LP
Grover (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
A great return to form for one of the greatest female singers of the 70s reggae scene – the lovely Susan Cadogan, who works here in a format that really lets her hit all the right sort of vibes! Rhythms are full, but laidback – and Susan's voice is beautifully upfront, maybe a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 250 – on red vinyl and with bonus CD!)
Also available Girl Who Cried ... CD 12.99

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Johnny ClarkeCreation Rebel ... LP
17 North Parade, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99 35.98
Fantastic work from Johnny Clarke – one of the younger Jamaican vocalists to emerge in the 70s – given that he started recording at a time when the music had already crossed the Atlantic and was making some big global waves – leaving it to singers like Johnny to bring the whole ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Creation Rebel ... CD 18.99

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DillingerCB 200 (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Mango/Get On Down, 1976. New Copy ... $22.99
A Dee Jay classic from the Dub Organiser! One of the first LPs to break large on the international scene, and certainly one of the first Dee Jay records to do so, this Channel One Hoo Kim production features the Ragnam Piza toasting mightily over some fat rhythms provided Benbow & Sly, Family ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Early BFour Wheel No Real ... LP
Sonic Sounds/Acid Jazz (UK), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A really great album from one of the great, if less-remembered talents of the 80s DJ scene in Jamaican music – an artist with a raw, biting approach to his words – which are laid out in an almost-languid sort of way that really fits the digital beats and echoey basslines! Early B's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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EthiopiansEngine 54 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Trojan/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A rocksteady classic from The Ethiopians – but a set that also has plenty more going on as well! The duo work here as a Jamaican counterpart to American soul groups – one of the first and best to hit the Kingston scene – but they also open themselves up to lots of other ideas in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Engine 54 (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99

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George FaithTo Be A Lover (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mango/Cree (Germany), 1977. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
A match made in reggae heaven – the sweet vocals of the great George Faith, and the legendary production talents of Lee Scratch Perry – coming together here in a record that's overflowing with soul! The Perry production is great – never too over the top, but with just enough ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Phillip FullwoodWords In Dub ... LP
Pressure Sounds (UK), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 19.98
A spare spinoff from the Imojah album Rockers From The Land Of Reggae – served up here with some fantastic studio touches from Phillip Fullwood of that group! The album's even headier and dubbier than its core inspiration – almost as if Fullwood's going back in the laboratory, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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HeptonesBook Of Rules ... LP
Jaywax/Get On Down, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.98
A soulful classic from The Heptones – easily one of the greatest trios to emerge from the Jamaican scene in the late 60s – and one of the few who were really able to evolve their style as the years went on! The style here is to earlier Heptones material as the early 70s Impressions ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ImojahRockers From The Land Of Reggae ... LP
Pressure Sounds (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
A fantastic set from a very righteous group – one whose name means "unity" in Swahili, and who definitely work here with such a groove! The album's got a perfect blend of rockers energy and deeper dubby sensibilities – very complex in construction, but coming across with this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Rockers From The Land Of Reggae/Words In Dub (with bonus tracks) ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Bunny Lee & The AggrovatorsSuper Dub Disco Style ... LP
Pressure Sounds (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
Don't think "disco" as in the New York scene at Studio 54 – as these cuts are much deeper and dubbier – served up under the supervision of Bunny Lee by studio maestros Barnabas and Pat Kelly! Instrumentation is by the Aggrovators, but the magic comes equally from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Love JoysLovers Rock – Reggae Style ... LP
Wackie's (Germany), Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Great mellow soul from the Love Joys – the vocal duo of Sonia Abel and Claudette Brown – both singers who can glow together warmly, but still keep the right sort of edge to match the Wackie's rhythms! There's all these great dubby touches around the edges, but the lyrics always have ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MabrakDrum Talk ... LP
Dug Out (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $19.99
The drum talks on the record, but so do the basslines – which get lots of work to set the scene for the wonderful percussion work of Leroy Mabrak Mattis! The record's one of the most unusual to come out of the Kingston scene in the 70s – a bit in the rootsy territory of work by the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bob MarleyLegend (180 gram pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Island, 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 34.99
One of the best-selling albums ever from Bob Marley – a classic collection of work from his all-too-short career – and one that's gone onto become as famous as Marley's individual records themselves! The collection really allows all the classics to resonate strongly, in a track order ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(35th Anniversary limited edition pressing – with 2 bonus UK tracks!)

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✨✧ Bob MarleyLegend (30th Anniversary Tri Color Edition) ... LP
Island, 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 34.98
One of the best-selling albums ever from Bob Marley – a classic collection of work from his all-too-short career – and one that's gone onto become as famous as Marley's individual records themselves! The collection really allows all the classics to resonate strongly, in a track order ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very cool limited version – on red, yellow, and green vinyl!)

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Bob Marley & The WailersSoul Rebels ... LP
Trojan/Radiation Roots (Italy), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
A key part of the Bob Marley story – especially in the years before greater fame on the Island label – as the early Trojan Records release brought together a host of key sides recorded by the group that included Bob and Peter Tosh – all produced by a young Lee Perry with some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackie MittooJackie Mittoo – The Keyboard King At Studio One ... LP
Universal Sound/Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
Killer funky organ – and 100% Dynamite! Jackie Mittoo is one of the all-time great organists – as essential to Jamaica as Booker T was to Memphis, or Jimmy McGriff was to New York. He's legendary these days as the player who completely transformed the Hammond sound with his unique ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Junior MurvinPolice & Thieves (180 gram blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mango/4 Men With Beards, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 23.99
The all time classic from Junior Murvin – as essential as any late 70s reggae! Production-wise, Police And Thieves is among Scratch's finest moments, from the most monumental period in Perry's career, during the height of the Black Ark. The title track needs no introduction from us, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ Lee PerryCloak & Dagger ... LP
Get On Down, 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.98
Sweet! One of the harder Scratch efforts to track down over the years, one we're always glad to come across! Recorded in the late 70s, when his wigged out follies at the Black Ark had reached their peak –though there's a bit of debate over whether these tracks were actually recorded at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee Perry & FriendsLee Perry & Friends – Back To The Ark (4LP box set) (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Upsetter (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 4LP ... $64.99
Lost nuggets from the legendary Blak Ark studio of Lee Scratch Perry – material recorded in the final years before the destruction of the studio – augmented here by Scratch, with help from Dennis Bovell on bass, Hughie Izachaar on guitar, Sylford Walker and Congo Ashanti Roy on vocals, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee Perry & The UpsettersDouble Seven ... LP
Trojan/Antarctica Starts Here, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.99
Brilliant early work from Lee Perry & The Upsetters – and an album that already shows that Perry's got a fantastic production style firmly in place! The rhythms are great – the kind of laidback, bad-stepping grooves you'd expect from The Upsetters – but there's also a special ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee Perry & The UpsettersScratch The Upsetter Again ... LP
Trojan/Antarctica Starts Here, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.98
Nice batch of early 70s cuts by Lee Perry, replete with his unique approach and the roots of the out there production and songwriting skills that Lee would use to transform Jamaican music for decades to come! Taken from the LPs Scratch The Upsetter Again and Eastwood Rides Again, filled with the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee Scratch PerryReturn Of Pipecock Jackson ... LP
Black Star Liner/Honest Jons (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $22.99
One of the ultimate moments from the legendary Lee Scratch Perry – the set of recordings that shut down the Black Ark studios – and which helped build a bridge to the European scene that would help keep Perry's music alive for the next few decades! The sound of the album is even more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee Scratch Perry & The UpsettersScratch & Company Chapter 1 ... LP
Clocktower, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99
Pivotal Black Ark material from Lee Perry – with brilliantly tripped out echoey dub production – and scorching instrumentation laid down by the mighty Upsetters! Split roughly in half between Perry's nicely gritty instrumental moodcraft and hazy vocals, this collection features some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Scratch & Company Chapter 1 ... LP 19.99

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Rico & His BandGet Up Your Foot ... LP
Grover (UK), 2001. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
Great later work from one of the strongest instrumental voices on the Jamaican scene – trombonist Rico Rodriguez, whose horn was showcased on countless classic sessions with different singers – and on a few key albums of his own! The approach here is great – kind of back to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Max Romeo & The UpsettersWar Ina Babylon (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Island/4 Men With Beards, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 23.99
Essential stuff, whether you're a fan of roots reggae, Jamaican soul or the otherworldly antics of the Upsetter! Though you might not know it from some of the bitter rebukes Scratch later laid to wax against him, Romeo was clearly his favorite son when it came to vocalists, and got the prodigal ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited red vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ ScientistScientific Dub ... LP
Clocktower, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99
Benchmark Scientist dub – great stuff recorded and mixed at King Tubby's near the end of the 70s – and it's some of tightest, heaviest dubs of the period! Scientist works over some of the heftiest Aggrovator sides on this legendary set – one of favorite dub records, period! One ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tennors & FriendsAnother Scorcher (includes bonus CD) ... LP
Grover (UK), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 22.99
A definite scorcher from The Tennors – a set that's overflowing with soulful harmonies from the rocksteady trio – and which also includes a few cuts by choice contemporaries as well! The rhythms here are in the best late 60s Kingston modes – plenty of pre-reggae soulful sounds ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tennors & FriendsReggae Girl (with bonus CD) ... LP
Trojan/Grover (UK), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 22.99
A smoking slice of work from The Tennors – plus some great cuts by other "friends" on the Jamaican scene of the late 60s! The group really shine on their own singles, then step aside to let some other artists come in too – almost all with a similar mix of soul and rocksteady ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Reggae Girl ... CD 12.99

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Linval ThompsonLook How Me Sexy ... LP
Greensleeves, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 16.98
Linval Thompson is plenty sexy here – singing with that wonderfully sweet vocal style that hearkens back to the earliest reggae years in Kingston – but with a deeper instrumental vibe that has a much deeper bottom! The Roots Radics provide the backings, and they hit this great laidback ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bunny WailerBlackheart Man (180 gram colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Island/4 Men With Beards, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 23.99
The legendary solo debut of Bunny Wailer – a set that maybe marks him as the most righteous member of The Wailers! The style here is heavy on the roots tip, but there's also a special sort of vibe going on too – these warm currents that are laced with occasional touches of jazz, amidst ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On red, green & yellow vinyl!)

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Bunny WailerDubd'sco Vol 1 ... LP
Solomonic/Dub Store (Japan), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 22.98
A fantastic underground gem from Bunny Wailer – one of the rare albums issued on his heady Solomonic label – an imprint that featured some of his most righteous material on record! As you'd guess from the title and the somewhat unprepossessing cover, the style here is heavily dubby ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Dubd'sco Vol 1 ... CD 14.99

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VariousFashion Records – Style & Fashion – A-Class Top Notch Hi Fi Sounds In Fine Style (3LP set) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), New Copy 3LP ... $29.99 31.99
An overdue look at London's Fashion Records label – an important reggae imprint that was to the British scene of the late 20th Century what Trojan was in the 70s! But Fashion also had a quality that did them one better – they recorded and issued work that originated in the UK – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Fashion Records – Style & Fashion – A-Class Top Notch Hi Fi Sounds In Fine Style ... CD 18.99

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VariousHustle – Reggae Disco – Kingston London New York (expanded 3LP edition – with download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $29.99 34.98
A fantastic collection that looks at the relationship between American soul and reggae in a very unique way – not the early crossovers of soul and rocksteady in the 60s, but a big wave of disco-inspired sounds in the 70s! The set brings together some great Jamaican and British versions of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download! New expanded edition – with more material than the previous version!)

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VariousKentone Ska From Federal Records – Skalvouvia 1963 to 1965 ... LP
Dub Store (Japan), Early 60s. New Copy ... $20.99 22.98
Very early ska from the Jamaican scene – served up here on a host of rare recordings from Federal Records – an important precursor to Studio One, Treasure Isle, and better-known imprints from later in the decade! While the rhythms here are often hitting the familiar mode of the style, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRedman International – Dancehall 1985 to 1989 ... LP
Dub Store (Japan), Late 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99 32.98
Sweet digital dancehall – served up here in a collection that does a great job of looking at the deeper side of the scene in the late 80s! All tracks here appeared on the Redman International label, and there's definitely a number of versions handled by the Redman himself – but only ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousStudio One – Black Man's Pride 2 – Righteous Are The Sons & Daughters Of Jah ... LP
Studio One/Soul Jazz (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
Deep deep sounds from a time when the Jamaican scene was taking off with a new sense of pride and power – not just the roots reggae elements that were hitting big on the global circuit, but also a much richer sense of politics and social action! The work here represents a strong change for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Also available Studio One – Black Man's Pride 2 – Righteous Are The Sons & Daughters Of Jah ... CD 18.99

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VariousStudio One – Black Man's Pride 3 – None Shall Escape The Judgement Of The Almighty (with bonus download) ... LP
Studio One/Soul Jazz (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
A fantastic collection of righteous work from the 70s years of Studio One – tracks from a time when the label was giving voice to some of the deeper cultural strands of Jamaican music, including a fair bit of Rastafarian-inspired material – presented here by both bigger names at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Also available Studio One – Black Man's Pride 3 – None Shall Escape The Judgement Of The Almighty ... CD 18.99

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VariousStudio One Freedom Sounds – Studio One In The 60s ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
Pure gold from the earliest years of the Studio One label – great tracks that really sum up the special sort of genius that the label helped allow! As you might guess from the "freedom sounds" in the title, the late 60s marked a new period of independent action in Jamaica – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Studio One Freedom Sounds – Studio One In The 60s ... CD 18.99

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VariousTake Us Home – Boston Roots Reggae 1979 to 1988 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 27.98
A surprisingly strong collection of reggae recorded in Boston during the 80s – or maybe not that surprising at all, given that the city had a growing Caribbean population, and a very strong college audience for the music! Still, the package is a huge discovery – strong quality work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Take Us Home – Boston Roots Reggae 1979 to 1988 ... CD 14.99
 
 



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